How to make the best tasting Chocolate Syrup

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe @createdbydiane

  Chocolate milk is an all time favorite, with almost everyone I talk to! There is one thing that will make ordinary chocolate milk even better.... that is if you make  homemade chocolate syrup. … [Read more...]

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How to make Cherry Italian Cream Soda

Cherry Italian Cream Soda @createdbydiane

  This is my new favorite SUMMER DRINK and I couldn't wait to share it with you, it's pretty and pink and the flavor is slightly sweet, a little creamy and refreshing all at the same time and of course it has whipped cream and a cherry on top, as all good drinks have. I recently posted … [Read more...]

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Avocado and Strawberry Margaritas

avocado and strawberry margarita recipe @createdbydiane

May is just about upon us and with Spring in full swing here in Southern California that means lots of get togethers! Cinco de Mayo is at the top of my list for a really fun day to enjoy some delicious food and drinks and enjoy all spring has to offer, like beautiful flowers and the seasons … [Read more...]

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Lavender Lemonade

Lavender Lemonade @createdbydiane

Oh my goodness summer is just flying by. Only a couple more weeks and my kids will be back in school. I want summer break to be longer, who exactly do I contact about that! It seems like just when the weather is heating up around here the kids all head back to school and well..... by the … [Read more...]

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Lavender Iced Tea

Lavender Iced Tea @createdbydiane

  I have a new obsession to my surprise it's lavender. You see I've never been a huge fan of the smell of lavender, it always seem so sweet. But one sip of lavender tea and I am hooked. I just love how it smooths out the tea....it almost tastes slightly sweetened. I don't … [Read more...]

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Cherry Lime Smoothie

Totally Tangy Cherry Lime Smoothie @createdbydiane.jpg

It hasn't been cooling off at night at all... last week it did, to at least 75. Not now, it's like we are smack dab at the end of August already... 85 at night is still icky if you ask me. I want to open the windows and let the cool breeze blow in, but instead the air is cranking and I … [Read more...]

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Mocha Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie

Mocha Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie @createdbydiane

It may not come as a shock to you that I'd rather stay up late than wake up early, I'm sure I've mentioned it a time or two before. But I'm rarely late, I like to be just on time. I'm sure I could be early, but that would require better planning things out. I'm pretty sure I need some more … [Read more...]

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Tropical Avocado Smoothie

tropical avocado smoothie @createdbydiane

A fruit smoothies like no other. Really there is avocado, pineapple and coconut in this delicious smoothie. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or to whip up and enjoy anytime. I love pineapple and coconut together, it's such a wonderful taste. I've made Grilled Cake and Pineapple that is a … [Read more...]

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Green Chicken Chili, Beer Margaritas and other great game day food

Homegating-Tailgating at Home

Homegating: Tailgating with the comforts of home, Couch-TV- warmth and the kitchen sink! You don't have to go tailgating to make the next football game a blast. Have a Homegating get together. For starters there is an avocado dip in football field form, followed by Beer-Margaritas. The main … [Read more...]

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Cheerwine Ice Cream Soda Float

Cheerwine Soda Float

 Cheerwine Ice Cream Soda Float I had a plan. It was to bring a case of Cheerwine home from our trip to North Carolina. I'm so glad my plan worked. One sip of Cheerwine and I knew I wanted to make Cheerwine Ice Cream Soda Floats with it. The wild cherry soda and vanilla ice cream … [Read more...]

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Blueberry Basil Lemonade

Blueberry Basil Lemonade

It's officially summer in my house, the kids are off on summer break. Since they go back to school in August, they don't call it summer vacation anymore, it's just a break. I love when my kids are home. Yes, no homework or projects may be one reason, but I really feel sometimes that I hardly get … [Read more...]

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Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade

Kick back and enjoy a glass of strawberry lemonade That is exactly what is on my agenda for at least 15 minutes tomorrow. The weather is warming up and taking a break sounds really good right now. How is it that as the weather gets warmer there is so much more to do in a day. I'm exhausted just … [Read more...]

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